News - The CDC Endorses a New Testing Algorithm

July 31, 2014

After much anticipation the CDC has released the newest laboratory testing algorithm. The CDC now formally endorses the use for Fourth Generation screening technology. Check out the CDC's recommendations here.

Why is this important? The test is able to detect both HIV antibodies and antigens. With this technology physicians and researchers can potentially identify people earlier in their infection and reduce the likelihood of transmitting HIV to sexual or needle sharing partners.